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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Sir John Cobham & Amice Bolay

 15211098. Sir John Cobham & 15211099. Amice Bolay

~1270, John de Cobeham, born in England.

~1270, Amice born in England, d/o §§Sir James Bolay, of Blackburgh-Bolhay, Devon.

By 1291, Amice’s father died.

1/20/1291, Grant, for a fine of £40, to Guy Ferre of the marriage of Amice, daughter and heir of James de Boulay, tenant in chief. (S) CFRs.

~1291, John married Amice in Devon.

12/3/1293, Order to the treasurer and barons of the Exchequer to acquit Guy Ferre of the £40 … for the marriage of Amice, daughter and heir of James de Bolay, … Guy has satisfied the executors. (S) CFRs.

7/16/1300, IPM of William son and heir of Thomas Pypard. Devon: Langedon. The hamlet … held of John de Cobeham in chief by service of 1/2 knight’s fee. (S) CIsPM.

8/30/1305, Roger Lacy came before the king, and sought to replevy his land in Bridestowe … against John de Cobeham and Amicia, his wife. (S) CCRs.

Amice died before John.


1323, John died.

12/27/1323, IPM of John de Cobeham. Cornwall: Hilton. The manor, held by the courtesy of England, after the death of Amice his wife, as of the inheritance of James de Cobeham, son and heir of the said John and Amice … James his son, aged 30 years and more, is his next heir. Devon: Teyngton. A 20th part of a knight’s fee … Brydestowe. The manor … Wodeford. The manor … Blakeburgh. The manor … (S) CIsPM.

(S) Baronia Anglica Concentrata, V2, Banks, 1843, P119.

Children of John and Amice:

i. James Cobham, born ~1292 in England.

ii. Isabel Cobham, born ~1310 in England.

Isabel married John Bamfield of Poltimore.

iii. Philippa Cobham, born ~1313 in England.

Philippa married Nicholas Ingpen.

i. Elizabeth Cobham (7605549), born ~1315 in England.

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